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officers and occupy oakland protesters, police are assigning blame. chief howard jordan confirms it was one of his officers who fired a beanbag at protestor scott olson, seriously injuring the iraq war veteran. >> permanently -- >> personally i don't think him losing a job is nearly enough. i think he committed a crime and should be put in jail. >> no one is saying what will happen to the unidentified officer, but a just released independent investigation claims four four oakland officers broke the department rules in several occupy protests over the past year. they are minor like officers failing to turn on their video recorders up to excessive use of force. >> i think it might be the first step in the right direction for opd. >> without naming names, the chief is recommending termination for two officers. one demotion, 15 suspensions and counseling and training for three officers and -- three officers and written rep pro maunds for 23 others. >> it was tough for howard jordan to do. it is tough to displane officers you are asking to go out in often violent situations. but he is a good cop
% this year. police chief howard jordan told the city council he would like to temporarily hire officers from other agencies to fill the gaps. oakland is training new officers a the a police academy class now. however, they won't be ready for the streets until march. >>> oakland police are hoping a newly released surveillance video will jog the memory of those who saw the man who murdered the victim. he accidentally taped the car in front of him seen here while parallel parking. the two people inside that car then confronted butler inside this store and then followed and killed him a block away. a $25,000 reward has been posted for the arrest and conviction of those responsible. >>> a man accused of trying to blowup the federal reserve building in new new york city is under arrest. they nabbed him this morning. they say he tried to detonate a van outside the federal reserve building with what he thought were explosives. they were actually fakes sold to him by an undercover agent. the federal reserve building is just three blocks from ground zero. new york's police commissioner says the arrest
jordan led a press conference focusing on the city effort to reduce crime. rash of gun violence left 5 people dead in less than 24 hours raising the number of those killed by gun violence in the city of oakland to 90. today the department introduced tip watch. new tool to fight crim crime. >> this is one of many ways that you can help reduce violent crimes in oakland. >>reporter: those submitting tips can not be identified b police or service provider. information is encripted and web secure. the service allows information to be sent anonymously by text messaging or e-mail. county top law enforcement official says community involvement is key. no one should live in fear. >> people are starting to feel empowered. that's a shift i'm seeing for those in t community. we are making people look a what oakland a little differently and briing economy here. >>reporter: and making them feel empowered. crime and how it is handled in the city of oakland continues to be an issue. oakland police department remains under scrutiny for ignoring court order reform issued in a lawsuit. now atto
to this person. >>reporter: 18-year-old jordan hernandez was stun of hers at this elementary school. >> who would have the intention to do this to a generous person? kind of mind boggling. >>reporter: she taught at st. patrick's for 5 years. she was still active in the church. >> children just gravitated to her. even as they graduated and went on to high school they would still meet and talk with her and she would remember their names. she was just a dedicated teacher. >>reporter: fbi wrapped up their part of t invtigation but rcules policsay they wot be ae to turn the me beme over to theamily for at legislature a couple more days. in hercules, abc 7 news. >>> still coming up here tonight on 7 news at finance:0 finance:00. follow the money. as we continue the fight for living wage and how earning 10 dollars an hour will affect small business owner ins the south bay. >> stem cell researcher wins nobel prices for medicine. we tell you about the revolutionary work he's been doing in the bay area. >> we are now looking at increasing chance of showers coming to the bay area. i'll show y
for a couple of items. the united states is sending troops to jordan to boltster its military. turkish fighter jets forced a passenger plane to land in the turkish capital of ankara. military communications devices were con skated and the air bus was given permission to leave. it was traveling with 35 passages and two crew aboard. tensions have been high since five turk irk civilians were killed by mortar fire last week. >>> the example of thcaptain o7 that ran aground is now attempting to get his job back. the night his ship ran aground, he says his dismissal is unfair because he was not under command of the ship when it hit a rock. he is under investigation for manslaughter, abandoning his ship and failing to properly communicate with maritime authorities. >>> next month, state voters will decide whether to scale back the three strikes law. it would revise three strike felonies to serious or violent crimes only. if it passes about 2700 inmate can be riesen tensed and likely will. three strikes allows prosecutors to press for 25 years to life sentences for any one with a third felony convicti
being struck by a police. remember. that chief howard jordan said today it was one of his officers who fired the bean bag not someone from an outside agency. >> 2 students at uc berkeley accused of decapitating an exotic bird at last vegas hote hotel. eric and justin who attend uc berkeley school of law were arrested this afternoon. they were reportedly captured on surveillance video chasing the bird into the trees and then carrying its body and severed head for some reason. the bird was a helmet guinea fowl like this. they face felony charges of torture and killing of wild life. >>> of san jose tonight an issue over how long it takes police to respond to crime. only on 7 investigation finds slow response times. may also be affecting the ability of paramedic to do their job in an emergency. story tonight from 7 news reporter david louis. >> already a busy evening when police officers investigating an officer involved somewhating at the cal-trans station in downtown san jose. police notified of altercation outside a check cashing office where a man was down. police dispatch log
howard jordan admits he needs the help. >> as long as they can be here we can afford therjs be realistic. whether i'm asking the sheriff to do is for 90 day operation and reasichlts i can afford some level of cooperation between the highway patrol and the sheriff until my police academy churn out more officers. >>reporter: that may not happen until some time next year. in oakland, abc 7 news. >> in the mean time highway patrol officer is expected to be okay after being stabbed 9 times by a man the officer says he was trying to save. man climbed the fence of freeway overpass late last tonight in riverside county down south. apparently wanted to commit suicide. when the chp officer pulled him down the man took out a pocket knife and stabbed the officer in his face and back. other officers subdued him. he was apparently high on meth. >>> well now to the latest on hurricane sandy. it will bring flooding rain snow and wind from florida to the carolinas. maryland to maine. 86 million americans are -- 66 million americans are bracing for its impact. this is what sandy looks like from
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